Family Quotes

George burns - happiness is having a large, loving, caring,...
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Pope John Paul II

Joachim du bellay, sonnet de regrets - happy the man who, like ulysses, has made a fine...
We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
Judie Brown, President, American Life Lobby
Happy families are all alike every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy
I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.
Elizabeth II

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Ogden Nash
Look for the good, not the evil, in the conduct of members of the family.
Jewish Prove
Warren gamaliel harding - only solitary men know the full joys of...
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and the state forever separate.
Ulysses S. Grant
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Haniel Long
It is about a socialist, anti - Family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Pat Robertson, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors.
Alexander Hamilton, The Farmer Refuted, February 23, 1775
Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking.
Jessamyn West
Having a holiday weekend without a family member felt like putting on a sweater that had an extra arm.
Pamela Ribon, Why Girls Are Weird, 2003
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued.
Helen Kelle
Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
Vartan Gregorian
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
George Bernard Shaw
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Confucius
Some things you do because you want to. Some things you do because of the needs of others in your family.
Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 10 - 06 - 05
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - Putting together all their yesterdays - And averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - It is worse than a large family - He is the silent poor indeed.
Henry David Thoreau
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
Alexander Pope
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family.
Joachim du Bellay
All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Malcolm De Chazal
Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society.
Ruth Nanda Anshen
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, Chapter 1, first line
To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread. We were just a family. In a family even exaggerations make perfect sense.
John Irving
There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
Jerry Seinfeld
Family means too much, Friends are too valuable, And life is too short, To put - Off sharing with people, How much they really mean to you, And pursuing whatever it is that makes you happy.
Unknown
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Charles De Talleyrand
The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
Thomas Jefferson
There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue.
Tom Robbins
There is nothing like a coup de foudre and absorption in family responsibility for maturing the male and pulling his scattered wits together.
Sir V Pritchett
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters.
M. F. K. Fishe
A healthy family is sacred territory.
Unknown
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
Bertrand Russell
Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything.
Willa Cathe
The family - That dear octopus from whese tentacles we never quite escape nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.
Dodie Smith
That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities - That sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one - Dimensional.
Laurie E. Colwin